The Lau of Malaita

Location:Malaita, Solomon Islands
Subject:Social change
Length:53 minutes
Format:DVD; 16mm
Year Released:1987
Series:Disappearing World
Distributor:Facets; Yahoo! Shopping
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 5288; RAI
Description:Residents of Lau Lagoon in Malaita, Solomon Islands, face changing times. Focuses on one islet, Foueda, which has recently abandoned its sacred house, where Christian son is set against pagan father, the flow of traditional knowledge is cut off, and the young seek the rewards of western schooling and knowledge.
Record No:1061
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